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That certain types of organisms succumb more readily to the invasion of disease than others is an old clinical observation. This gradually crystallized into the expression that the apparently fat, plethoric organism showed on the whole a lesser degree of resistance than the lean, fairly...
In 1913 I1 reported three cases of congenital atresia of the esophagus with necropsies which I had seen within a period of one year. In two succeeding years four additional cases have come under my observation. In my own experience no other congenital anomaly of the intestinal tract has...
History.—K. K., a girl, was born in Greece, Aug. 12, 1912. She entered the Children's Medical Service of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Aug. 15, 1916. Her parents were Greek, and reported that, although they themselves were well, they had lost the first two children, in Greece, of a...
The writer presents the history of a case of luetic meningitis in a child. The condition, although not unusual, has received scant attention in pediatric literature.
REPORT OF CASE
History.—The child was well up to March 1, 1917, when he fell from the roof of...
Psychogenic diseases play an important rôle in childhood; they are at this period of life much more frequent and their nature is more easily demonstrated than in the adult; they are to a high degree subject to the influence of suggestion therapy and therefore possessed of a paramount...
Nomenclature.—Various names have been given to this condition. Those which include the word spasm, such as spasmus nutans, nutatio capitis spastica, gyrospasm, nodding spasm, are objectionable, because it is not a spasm in the sense in which that term is usually used. The terms...
The striking relief of symptoms in diabetes insipidus on injection of extracts of the posterior lobe and pars intermedia of the hypophysis cerebri has been known for some years, but no adequate explanation for the effect has yet been offered. Therefore, any new facts bearing on the...
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